Cheap train tickets from Sacramento to San Jose

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How much are train tickets from Sacramento to San Jose?

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Fastest3h 3m
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Overall score for Sacramento to San Jose
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Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Capitol Corridor report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
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Staff
5.0
Value
4.0
Condition
4.0
Ealaisa
5.0
3 September 2019Business
Pros
Smooth ride
Cons
The toilets

How do you find cheap train tickets from Sacramento to San Jose?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Sacramento to San Jose is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Sacramento to San Jose was £29.68. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 29 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £1.23 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Sacramento to San Jose?

The distance between Sacramento and San Jose is approximately 88.57 miles, or 142.51 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 3 hours and 16 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 3 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest day for trains from Sacramento to San Jose?

On Sunday trains from Sacramento to San Jose are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Monday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Sacramento to San Jose?

Typically there are 9 schedules to compare for your trip to San Jose. On the route to San Jose 3 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Capitol Corridor offers the most scheduled departures between Sacramento to San Jose, usually offering 6 trips per day. 7 train trips per day are direct connections to San Jose, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from Sacramento to San Jose, which start at £11.50.

Here are the 3 train companies that operate from Sacramento to San Jose

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Sacramento to San Jose start from £26.44, and on average cost £30.17. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to San Jose. Amtrak in Sacramento leaves from Valley Station - 401 I St, And in San Jose trains arrive at Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St,

From Sacramento to San Jose train travel on Amtrak takes 4 hours and 19 minutes. If you are looking to get to San Jose faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 3 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to San Jose on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost £29.36 for a one-way weekend reservation from Sacramento.

Toilet
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power point
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
4h 19m
Avg. Price
£30.17

Amtrak Capitol Corridor

Amtrak Capitol Corridor train tickets from Sacramento to San Jose start from £30.66, and on average cost £30.66. Daily there are 6 Amtrak Capitol Corridor schedules to San Jose. Amtrak Capitol Corridor in Sacramento leaves from Valley Station - 401 I St, And in San Jose trains arrive at Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St,

From Sacramento to San Jose train travel on Amtrak Capitol Corridor takes 3 hours and 6 minutes. If you are looking to get to San Jose faster, Amtrak Capitol Corridor offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 3 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Capitol Corridor offers 6 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £30.66 for a one-way train ticket to San Jose.

Toilet
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power point
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
3h 6m
Avg. Price
£30.66

Amtrak Coast Starlight

Amtrak Coast Starlight train tickets from Sacramento to San Jose start from £21.46, and on average cost £25.63. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Coast Starlight schedules to San Jose. Amtrak Coast Starlight in Sacramento leaves from Valley Station - 401 I St, And in San Jose trains arrive at Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St,

From Sacramento to San Jose train travel on Amtrak Coast Starlight takes 3 hours and 21 minutes. If you are looking to get to San Jose faster, Amtrak Coast Starlight offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 3 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to San Jose on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Coast Starlight scheduled trip per day, which will cost £25.74 for a one-way weekend reservation from Sacramento.

Toilet
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power point
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
3h 21m
Avg. Price
£25.63

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Sacramento on their way to San Jose:
  • Valley Station - 401 I St
There is one train station where trains from Sacramento arrive in San Jose:
  • Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St